Resources for Parents

The following list includes books, articles, websites, and apps that Kesselman Clinical Associates recommends for various topics in mental health. These resources can be useful for parents, children, adults, and families.

 

BOOKS
For the Children’s Sake, Parenting Together After the Marriage Ends, by Brenda Dozier.

Dinosaurs Divorce, A Guide For Changing Families by Laurene Brown and Marc Brown.

Stick Up For Yourself, Every Kids Guide to Personal Power and Positive Self-Esteem by Gershen Kaufman, Lev Raphael, and Pamela Espeland.

Let’s Be Friends, A Workbook To Help Kids Learn Social Skills and Make Great Friends, by Lawrence Shapiro and Julia Holmes.

The New Social Story Book by Carol Gray.

Asperger’s Huh? By Rosena Schnurr

You are a Social Detective: Explaining Social Thinking to Kids by Michelle Garcia Winner

Taking Charge of ADHD by Russell Barkley

Therapeutic Exercises for Children by Roberta Friedberg, Barbara Friedberg, and Rebecca Friedberg.

The Dawn Huebner Workbook Series (5 different workbooks ) which include workbooks on helping children cope with anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, sleep issues, and bad habits.

Overcoming Anxiety in Children and Teens by Jed Baker

Freeing yourself from Anxiety and Panic by Tamar Chansky

Feeling Good by David Burns

The Blessing of a Skinned Knee by Wendy Mogel

The Happiness Hypothesis by Jonathan Haidt

WEBSITES

www.specialistsofschools.org

The Asperger’s and Autism Alliance for Greater Philadelphia
www.ascendgroup.org

www.autismspeaks.org

The National resource on ADHD
www.chaad.org

APPS

Mood 24/7

Lumosity

Calm